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Installation guide

This section will assist you with the installation of the SlipStream Web Accelerator.

Detailed Installation Instructions

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Pentium 200 MHz (or equivalent)
  • 64MB of RAM
  • At least 11 MB of hard-drive space

SlipStream Web Accelerator is supported by the following Windows Operating Systems:

  • Windows 98
  • Windows Millennium Edition (Windows ME)
  • Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
  • Windows XP
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2

SlipStream Web Accelerator works seamlessly with the following browser versions:

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 and later
  • Firefox 0.9 and later
  • Mozilla 1.4 and later
  • Netscape 6.0 and later (version 8.0 only with SlipStream Web Accelerator version 4.0.127 and later)
  • Opera 8.0 and later (only with SlipStream Web Accelerator version 4.0 and later)

1. Download

  • Your ISP will provide you with a location to download the SlipStream Web Accelerator installer.
  • Download the installer to your Desktop.
  • Once the download has completed, proceed to Step 2.

2. Install

  • After downloading the SlipStream Web Accelerator installer onto your Desktop, an icon will appear on your Desktop as shown below. Double-clicking on the icon will launch the installer.

  • The installer will guide you through the complete setup process. Please reboot if required.

3. Integration

  • If your computer has Firefox, Mozilla or Netscape installed as your Web browser, SlipStream Web Accelerator will ask you for the integration with the browser.
  • Simply click "Yes" for the integration.

4. Connect and Browse the Web

  • As this is your first time launching the product, you will be prompted for a username and password. Enter the username and password provided to you by your ISP in the fields provided.

  • Click "OK". SlipStream Web Accelerator will connect to your ISP.
  • After logging into SlipStream Web Accelerator, an icon is placed in your system tray as shown below. Acceleration will take place immediately after any Web browser launches.

  • Browse the Web as you normally would. When finished browsing, simply close your Web browser. SlipStream Web Accelerator will remain idle in your system tray.

5. Further Assistance

  • To get the most out of your new software, please visit the "User Guide".
  • If you experience technical problems downloading, installing, or running SlipStream Web Accelerator, please consult the Troubleshooting section for further assistance.
  • Still having trouble? Please feel free to contact us for product setup or feedback.